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The Invention Of Paper Money

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In this May 28, 1957, photo, Rev. Robert S. Graetz, center, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy, left, talk outside the witness room during a bombing trial in Montgomery, Ala. Graetz, the only white minister to support the Montgomery Bus Boycott, died Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020. He was 92. AP hide caption

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Robert Graetz, Only White Pastor To Back Montgomery Bus Boycott, Dies At 92

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Patty Ramge leans against her Ford Pinto in 1978. Since then, the car has become one of the most infamous vehicles in American history, known for a design that made it vulnerable in low-speed accidents. Bettmann/Bettmann Archive hide caption

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James Baldwin debated William F. Buckley in February 1965. Khalil Muhammad and David Frum are reimagining that debate for the 2020 March on Washington Film Festival. Jenkins/Getty Images and Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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Reimagining The James Baldwin And William F. Buckley Debate

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — here in her chambers during a 2019 interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg — died on Friday at the age of 87. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

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James Baldwin poses while at home in Saint Paul de Vence, France, September 1985. Ulf Andersen/Getty Images hide caption

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After The Plague

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A house designed by Paul R. Williams in La Cañada Flintridge, Calif. The first licensed Black architect west of the Mississippi, Williams was known for using curves to create a sense of intimacy, even in grand spaces. Janna Ireland hide caption

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'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect

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Protesters rallied outside the Rio Tinto office in June in Perth, Australia, after the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites the month before. Richard Wainwright/AP hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden greets Vice President Pence at the 9/11 Memorial in New York to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Friday. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Landfill workers bury all plastic except soda bottles and milk jugs at Rogue Disposal & Recycling in southern Oregon. Laura Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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How Big Oil Misled The Public Into Believing Plastic Would Be Recycled

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Refugees stand outside the West Berlin refugee headquarters, waiting for registration, on March 3, 1953. Werner Kreusch/AP Photo hide caption

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Author Traces What Happened To WWII's 'Last Million' Displaced People

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The New York City Fire Department's James Gordon Bennett Medal was established in 1869 and features an image of Neptune (left) wading ashore. It will be renamed the Chief of Department Peter J. Ganci, Jr. Medal. New York Daily News Archive/NY Daily News via Getty Images hide caption

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Joann Woodson kneels at the gravesite of her husband, Cpl. Waverly Woodson Jr., at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Linda Hervieux via AP hide caption

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Senators Push For Medal Of Honor For Late Black Medic Who Saved Lives At Normandy

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People march during the nationwide protest demanding the end to the Trump administration in New York City on Saturday. Protesters have often accused President Trump of being fascist. Aidan Loughran/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Fascism Scholar Says U.S. Is 'Losing Its Democratic Status'

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Peggy Bouva (left) and Maartje Duin traveled to Suriname together to visit a former sugar plantation once owned by Dutch nobility. Duin's great-great-great-grandmother held a share in the plantation, where Bouva's ancestors were enslaved. The two women documented their research into their shared, painful history for a podcast called "The Plantation of Our Ancestors." Brian van der Leij hide caption

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'A Journey That We Have To Join Together': 2 Dutch Women Confront Slavery's Legacy

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Spectators in an otherwise empty grandstand watch the Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs on Sept. 4. Oaks is typically a daylong party, a kick-off to the Kentucky Derby, which runs the following day. Jess Clark/WFPL hide caption

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The 2020 Kentucky Derby 'Unlike Any Other'

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The Murderer, The Boy King, And The Invention Of Modern Finance

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Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum, here during a news conference in June, said he won't comment on the pending litigation, according to his office. Christopher Creese/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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